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Auschwitz – Birkenau Tour **With FREE Krakow Audio Guide**

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"Well run tour" barry wzorek
Auschwitz – Birkenau Tour  **With FREE Krakow Audio Guide**
Auschwitz – Birkenau Tour  **With FREE Krakow Audio Guide**
Auschwitz – Birkenau Tour  **With FREE Krakow Audio Guide**
Auschwitz – Birkenau Tour  **With FREE Krakow Audio Guide**
Auschwitz – Birkenau Tour  **With FREE Krakow Audio Guide**
Auschwitz – Birkenau Tour  **With FREE Krakow Audio Guide**

Highlights

  • A haunting yet poignant insight into the atrocities of the Holocaust
  • Tour the camp with an expert guide; visit both Auschwitz and Auschwitz Birkenau
  • On the coach you will be shown a moving documentary on life in the camp
  • Round trip transportation from Krakow is included and pick up is available from selected Krakow hotels.

Overview

Free Krakow Audio Guide! With all bookings of this tour you will receive a downloadable Krakow audio guide absolutely free!

Auschwitz Birkenau was one of the largest of the Nazi concentration camps. It is estimated that during World War II around 1.5 million people died at Auschwitz. A visit to Auschwitz is a sombre experience, yet understanding the atrocities that occurred here is an important means of ensuring such events never happen again.

In 1979 Auschwitz was added to the list of UNESCO world heritage sites and designated a memorial and museum. On this Auschwitz tour you will visit both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II (Birkenau).

Your tour is led by an official Auschwitz guide who will be able to answer any questions you may have. On the coach on the way from Krakow you will be shown a moving documentary on life in the camp.

Itinerary

For your Auschwitz Tour you will be picked up from your hotel reception desk at the time arranged with the local activity operator. Alternatively, you can join the tour at the local activity operator’s office at Swietego Jana Street.

As you make your way to Auschwitz, a moving documentary on life at the camp will be shown on the coach. The guide on the coach is multi-lingual and will be able to answer any questions you may have.

Tours at Auschwitz can only be conducted by an official Auschwitz guide. On arrival you will be split into groups by language (Auschwitz tour is conducted in one language only) to start the tour.

Your tour covers both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II (Birkenau). The visit to each camp lasts around 2 hours and 1 hour 30 minutes respectively.

After your guided tour of Auschwitz you will return to Krakow by coach.

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Reviews

  • Well run tour

    Well run tour. Very informative. Would highly recommend. To be clear, the tour isn't meant to be fun, hence the low score there....

    barry wzorek
  • Excellent tour

    I cannot use the term "fun" to describe the experience. Nevertheless, it was just what I wantet - a complete tour with a knowledgable guide....

    Donn L Yacht
  • Auschwitz Tour - five stars

    Extremely well organised tour. Pick up and drop off at our hotel. Air conditioned minibus. Excellent and knowledgeable guides. Five stars all round....

    Richard Wood
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

English Guided Tour: Daily
German Guided Tour: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

Duration

Approx. 6.5 hours

Start time

Auschwitz Birkenau Early English Tour:
Mar - Apr & Jun: 7:45am, May: 7:25am, Jul - Dec: between 06:30am and 08:30am
Auschwitz Birkenau Early German Tour:
Mar - Apr & Jun: 7:45am, May: 7:25am, Jul - Dec: between 06:30am and 08:30am
Auschwitz Birkenau Late English Tour:
Mar - Apr: 11:00am, May: 12:00noon, Jun: 12:55pm, Jul - Sep: between 12:00pm and 3:00pm, Oct - Dec: between 10:00am and 1:00pm
(Hotel pick-up starts 30 minutes prior to departure time.)

Meeting point

Please wait next to reception desk of your hotel in Krakow.
(Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Alternate Pick up point: You can join the tour at 2 Swietego Jana Street, Discover Cracow Tourist Information point. (Corner of Swietego Jana Street and Main Market Square).

Ending point

You will be dropped off back at your hotel.
Alternatively you can be dropped off at 2 Swietego Jana Street.

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Inclusions

  • Multilingual tour escort (on the coach)
  • Official Auschwitz guide (tour conducted in one language only)
  • Auschwitz entrance fee
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transfers in air-conditioned coach

Please note

Free Krakow Audio Guide! With all bookings of this tour you will receive a downloadable Krakow audio guide absolutely free. The link to download your free audio guide will be emailed to you within 72 hours of receiving your booking

Please confirm your excursion and pick up time with the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour. The contact details of the activity provider can be found on your voucher.

Your time at Auschwitz is guided. It is not possible to explore independently

Please be respectful during your visit. Smoking, eating and talking loudly are forbidden. Photography is not allowed inside some buildings.

This tour can be taken by people with limited mobility however there may be some compromises to the itinerary. We suggest you call us so we can discuss your requirements.

From July 2015 changes in the Auschwitz booking process mean the exact start time could vary on a daily basis. Your exact start time will be provided with your booking confirmation.

The maximum size of backpacks or handbags brought into Auschwitz can not exceed dimensions: 30x20x10 cm. Larger bags can be left on the bus.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
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Cancellation policy

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